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Unformatted text preview: , with an altar on
the left," 32 x 38 V2 in., and annotated as that ended in message describes Victoire" architectural life and writings, indicates that Gimpel's
aesthetic judgment is quite good when
his emotions are not involved, but that by
1925 he was disillusioned with Wilden able sale (e-mail House as a Vestal grey robe; her hair powdered and dressed
with a white kerchief; green curtain and Ce n'est qu'une oeuvre d'atelier."
Kostyrko, an expert on Rene Gimpel's
Hearst. had a business of a Woman Portrait white silk dress, cut low at the neck, and Je l'ai vu. II a ete achete par [Footnote:] Nattier's paintings from Hertford
the "Portrait of Madame Aussitot Jonas negocie l'achat a
quatre-vingt mille francs. Wildenstein
demande un million huit cent mille francs. la bouche. stein (with whom he and his father had exh. cat., 2000], 157; private collection, Brussels, having
come from the Orleans family); for these
works, see X. Salmon, "Jean-Marc Nattier
a Chantilly," on (Paris, of the Detroit in the Detroit work; she has a cuff but ton on her proper right sleeve unlike in
Detroit; the bodice of her dress is looser; the architecture is different, display
ing straight, not curving, elements and a
view of the sky; and a tassel hangs to her
proper left. The sitter is either Henriette
or the Infante. The catalogue tion of the John Murray 1750 work, with slight differences. The drape of veil over
her proper left shoulder is shorter than informa Scott sale of This 351-52. and completed (Salmon,
22. 1749 Museum today in the Sao Paulo Library (Fx\RL)
shows it to be bust-length, with the pose
and costume 1901), portrait of Art, the commission in the painting in 1751 Nattier, 1999, 225). For the 1748 drawings and 1748-54
painting of Henriette with the bass viol,
see Salmon, Nattier, 1999, and Nolhac 1895, 253, 255, 256,'
36-37. Prost 1894,
439, cites a second document that men
tions a second portrait of Henriette as
vestal with only the head complete as
of February 1757; this work, "used con
tinuously to make...
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